Seven in a row for Shaymen

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Town extended their winning run to seven matches thanks to Danny Holland’s first half hat trick.

Holland broke the deadlock after 33 minutes when he pounced from close range after home keeper Scott Tynan had only parried a Jason St Juste shot.

The same player bagged his second a minute before the end of the first half from a similar distance and the same source.

And when the keeper made yet another error in the fourth minute of added time at the end of the first half Holland completed his hat-trick.

Former Shayman Scott Phelan cut the lead seven minutes after the break when the ball flew in direct from a free

But the home side’s hopes were dealt a terminal blow when Leighton McGivern was shown a red card with 17 minutes remaining for aiming a kick in Scott McManus’s direction.